Whether you ride in a stroller, a bulldozer, a garbage truck, or a racecar, everybody buckles up for adventure! Learn from all the important people who wear seatbelts before they take off on wild rides. Astronauts, garbagemen, and firefighters agree:
Everyone’s ready to go for ride,
As soon as they buckle the belt by their side.
Time to go? It’s easy and quick…
One, two, three, CLICK!
All buckled up!
Oliver and Gabe are riding on their own real fire engine!
A Children's Book-of-the-Month Club selection
A Parenting Magazine, "Best Book"
"An upbeat, affectionate book that will delight firefighter aficionados and big (and little) brothers..." Booklist
"Fans of the earlier title [Digger Man] and other transportation stories will love this one." School Library Journal
"...this pint-sized career guide will kindle imaginations." Kirkus Reviews
Oliver and his baby brother Gabe are going on a great train ride up the mountain!
Bank Street "Best Books of the Year"
"This endearing ode to an object of childhood fascination is exceedingly consistent with Digger Man... and Fire Engine Man..." and "... many kids will be excited to ride along again and again." Booklist
"With its bright acrylic spreads and simple text, this gentle story is a pleasant addition to picture-book collections." School Library Journal
Diggers are big and yellow and powerful and can move lots of dirt and rocks and mud.
Oliver wants to have his very own some day!
Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Award winner
A Children's Book-of-the-Month selection.
"Truck and machinery fans will dig this..." Kirkus Reviews
"The joyful illustrations, painted in satiny acrylics, and the sparse, confident text both ring true, and will delight other digger-wannabes." Booklist
"...a jaunty read-aloud. " *Starred review, Publishers Weekly
"Full of action and rhythm, this winning picture book, by a husband-and-wife team, will delight..." Booklist
"...a natural for storytimes." School Library Journal
A "Wonderful Books to Share With Children" chosen by the American Booksellers Association
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ALA Notable Book
Honored by the New York Public Library as one of the "One Hundred Picture Books Everyone Should Know."
*Starred reviews in School Library Journal and The Horn Book
"This is right on the mark for young children" Booklist
ALA Notable Video
ALA Notable Audio
Eliza Scidmore brought the beautiful Japanese cherry trees to Washington, DC over a hundred years ago.
To learn all about ELIZA’S CHERRY TREES click HERE.
These are Andrea and David’s previous books. Many can be found in your public or school library.
There are some new books in the works for 2020!
There will be a new book in the DIGGER MAN series with Oliver and Annie at school called BULLDOZER FRIENDS.
There will also a new book about Mr. Gilly from TRASHY TOWN called SMASHY TOWN.
And a new book about loving trees, IF I WERE A TREE, is coming next year, too.
We’re so excited about all of these!